Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

Sorrowland

Rivers Solomon

fiction horror science fiction emotional slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

Description

A triumphant, genre-bending breakout novel from one of the boldest new voices in contemporary fiction Vern--seven months pregnant and desperate to escape the strict religious compound where she was raised--flees for the shelter of the woods. Ther...
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Moods

dark 96%
challenging 58%
emotional 55%
tense 53%
mysterious 50%
adventurous 33%
reflective 33%
sad 19%
informative 7%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 33%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 44% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | Yes: 33% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.13